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1
Q

Minimum age to buy Clamelle (azthromycin for chlamydia) OTC?

A

16 years

2
Q

Hydrocortisone (hc45) 1 % cream?

A

10 years

Max 15g tube

3
Q

Eurax HC (hydrocortisone 0.25%) cream?

A

10 years

4
Q

Clobetasone (eumovate) 0.05% cream?

A

12 years

5
Q

Tamsulosin 400mcg tablets (FloMax)?

Age range

A

45 years - 75 years

6
Q

Naproxen 250mg tablets (Feminax Ultra)?

Age range

A

15 - 50 years

7
Q

Ibuprofen?

A

Suspension or suspension sachets- 3 months

Tablets: 12 years

8
Q

Mebendazole?

A

2 years

9
Q

Chloramphenicol eye drops/ eye ointment?

A

2 years

10
Q

Loperamide?

A

12 years

11
Q

Aspirin?

A

16 years

12
Q

Pseudoephedrine?

A

6 years

(Any cough/ cold remedy containing actives like antihistamines, expectorants, suppressants and stimulants should not be used in under 6 years, and never first line in 6- 12 years, if used then maximum 5 days)

13
Q

Tranexamic acid? For menorrhagia (heavy bleeds)

A

18 years

14
Q

Paracetamol?

A

2 months

15
Q

Sumatriptan?

Age range

A

18 years - 65 years

16
Q

Cetirizine?

Loratidine?

A

2 years

17
Q

Levornorgestrel?

A

16 years

18
Q

Amorolofine?

A

18 years

19
Q

Simple linctus (pead)?

A

1 year

20
Q

Co-codamol?

A

12 years
But guidance states codeine containing products for pain relief should only be used in over 12’s when ibuprofen and paracetamol have failed.

Codeine containing cough remedies should only be used in over 18 years as risks (of respiratory problems/ dependence) outweigh benefits

21
Q

Steroid nasal sprays (beconase, flixonase)?

A

18 years

22
Q

Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Omeprazole?

A

18 years

23
Q

Guafenesin?

A

6 years

(Any cough/ cold remedy containing actives like antihistamines, expectorants, suppressants and stimulants should not be used in under 6 years, and never first line in 6- 12 years, if used then maximum 5 days)

24
Q

Dexomethorphan?

A

6 years

(Any cough/ cold remedy containing actives like antihistamines, expectorants, suppressants and stimulants should not be used in under 6 years, and never first line in 6- 12 years, if used then maximum 5 days)

25
Q

Cough cold remedies containing chlorphenamine, promethazine, diphenylhydramine, tripolidine (antihistamines)?

A

6 years

(Any cough/ cold remedy containing actives like antihistamines, expectorants, suppressants and stimulants should not be used in under 6 years, and never first line in 6- 12 years, if used then maximum 5 days)

26
Q

Ranitidine?

A

16 years

27
Q

Clotrimazole 2% cream? Age range?

A

16 - 60 years when used for thrush

28
Q

Antihistamines:

Chlorphenamine liquid? (piriton syrup)

A

Liquid: over 1 years (safest choice for young children)

Chlorphenamine Tablets: 6 years

29
Q

Acrivastine? (antihistamine) Age range

A

12 - 65 years

30
Q

Senna?

A

12 years

31
Q

Ispaghula Husk (Fybogel)?

A

6 years

32
Q

Fluconazole capsule 150mg?

A

Used for thrush so

16 - 60 years (refer outside of this range)

33
Q

Minoxidil 2% + 5%? (Regain)

Age range

A

18 years- 65 years

OTC Hair loss treatment

34
Q

Age range for Thrush treatments?

A

Clotrimazole 2% cream
Clotrimazole 10% internal cream
Clotrimazole pessary

Fluconazole 150mg capsule

All 16- 60 years

35
Q

Clotrimazole 1% cream

A

For fungal skin infections (e.g. ring worm)

Can be used in adults and children (no licensed age mentioned)

36
Q

Daktarin oral gel (Miconazole)

A

licensed from 3 months

37
Q

Ulipristal Acetate

A

Licensed for any girl of child bearing age

38
Q

Minimum age Benzoyl Peroxide can be used in?

A

12 years

Acne treatment

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